Former Bangor City and Llanelli Town manager Legg joins Cardiff City U-23’s coaching setup

Former Llanelli Town and Bangor City manager Andy Legg has rejoined Cardiff City in a coaching role with the under-23s.

Legg made over 150 Bluebirds in a five year spell, scoring 12 goals. The Neath born full-back made over 700 appearances as a player – he scored a total of 72 goals during his 24 year career as a player, and also made six appearances for the Welsh National side.

The 50 year-old turned to management when his footballing career was over, which included spells at Welsh clubs Llanelli Town and Bangor City. 

His first job in Wales was at Llanelli spell where he enjoyed a successful spell in the three year spell between 2009 and 2012 – in the 45 games he managed in, Legg won a total of 29 games, leaving him with a win percentage of 64.44% at the end of his three years at the club.

The Cardiff City legend then turned to Bangor City, where he endured a less successful spell during his short time with club – the former Welsh International took charge of 19 games, winning a total of nine, leaving him with a win percentage of 47.37%.

And the former Cardiff City player has returned to the Welsh Capital where he will be involved within the under-23 coaching setup. Cardiff City’s executive director and SEO spoke of the delight of appointing Legg through the official website.

He said:

“Our developmental structure has undergone a thorough revamp over the past eighteen months or so, as we look to give our young talent the best opportunity of breaking into our first team.

“Andy is somebody well known to the Club and a person held in high regard by Bluebirds fans. We felt that having him as part of our U23s coaching setup would be an excellent fit and I’m delighted that he’s back with us at Cardiff City.”

 

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